AUDIOLOGY IV
cod. 15419

Academic year 2021/22
2° year of course - Second semester
Professor
- Andrea BACCIU
Academic discipline
Audiologia (MED/32)
Field
Scienze e tecniche audioprotesiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: HEARING AIDS IV

Learning objectives

The course aims to enable students to know and understand the discipline, also in order to use these knowledge and understanding in identifying the patient's problems related to the condition of a person suffering from a disease and to prepare an appropriate care plan

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The students at the end of the course will demonstrate knowledge and understanding about:

Measures in hearing aids: functional gain and auditory disability.

Hearing aids adjustement and counseling.

Hearins aids rehabilitation of auditory system: indications, differences and rationale of traditional hearing aids, semi-implantable hearing aids, cochlear implants, vibrotactile systems.


Knowledge and utilization of statistic software for research in biological and experimental field

Prerequisites

Audioprotesi I, Audioprotesi II, Audioprotesi III examinations passed

Course unit content

The lessons cover topics such as:



Hearing screening: an overview

Modern hearing screening methods

Newborn hearing screening

Hearing screening in school age.

Hearing aids in the pediatric age.


Cochlear implants: selection program, surgery, intra-operative electrophysiological tests, activation and mapping

Full programme

Hearing screening: an overview

Modern hearing screening methods

Newborn hearing screening

Hearing screening in school age.

Hearing aids in the pediatric age
Cochlear implants: selection program, surgery, intra-operative electrophysiological tests, activation and mapping

Bibliography

Oskar Schindler, Roberto Alberga, AUDIOLOGIA E FONIATRIA, Edizione Minerva Medica


M.Del Bo, F.Giaccai, G. Grisanti, MANUALE DI AUDIOLOGIA, Masson Italia Editori

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

The achievement of the goals of the course is verified by an oral exam. In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide http://selma.unipr.it/).
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (https://sea.unipr.it/it/servizi/le-eli-che-supporto-studenti-con-disabilita-dsa-bes)

Answering questions about the contents of the course, the student will demonstrate whether he/she has achieved the goals of knowledge and understanding of the contents and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge.

Other information

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